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Preparing Thanksgiving dinner can be stressful under the best of circumstances! But when you have a guest with food allergies, menu planning can be even more of a challenge. Read on for a few recipes and tips for hosting a › Continue Reading

Holiday planning can be challenging for anyone, but for friends and family members of kids with food allergies, it can be especially difficult.  So I reached out to my colleagues in our allergy clinic and the Cincinnati Center for Eosinophilic Disorders to › Continue Reading

It is that time of year when high school juniors are starting to think about college visits and life after high school. The college search can be stressful, and having an eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorder (EGID) can add an extra layer › Continue Reading

Now that the school year is in full swing, parents may be feeling the need for lunch-packing inspiration! With food allergies on everyone’s minds, many schools are going “nut-free.” If your child is nut-allergic or not nut-allergic but attending a › Continue Reading

Summer is an exciting time for kids and families alike, as the days are filled with camps, sleep-overs and vacations. During this time, parents of children with food allergies have the extra challenge of figuring out how to navigate their child’s › Continue Reading

Holidays can be challenging for kids (and adults!) with food allergies. Many holiday foods are not safe for those with food allergies – especially allergies to milk, egg, and wheat. However, many traditional foods can be made with allergy-friendly ingredients › Continue Reading

Our dietitians put together holiday recipes that exclude six of the most common food allergens.  (Recipe courtesy of Raquel Durban). Ingredients 2 cups gluten free flour 3 frozen bananas 1 cup frozen berries 3/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup applesauce 2 › Continue Reading

Our dietitians put together holiday recipes that exclude the six most common food allergens. Recipe courtesy of Bethany Doerfler. Ingredients(serves 4) 1 can white kidney (cannelloni) beans 2-3 Tbsp olive oil 3-4 plum tomatoes (diced) ½ cup black or Kalamata › Continue Reading

Our dietitians pulled together holiday recipes that exclude six of the most common food allergens. This is a great one for when you don’t feel like cooking. Recipe courtesy of Bethany Doerfler. Ingredients (serves 4) 6-8 cups Gluten Free chicken broth › Continue Reading

Our dietitians put together holiday recipes that exclude the six most common food allergens. Enjoy! Ingredients Pie Dough 5 cups of gluten free flour + extra for rolling the dough 1/2 teaspoon of salt 1/2 teaspoon of xantham gum (but › Continue Reading

Our dietitians put together holiday recipes that exclude the six most common food allergens. This recipe also works with Brussels sprouts. Enjoy!  Ingredients 16 oz bag of carrots 2 tablespoons honey 2 tablespoons coconut oil 1 tablespoon lemon juice Salt › Continue Reading

Our dietitians put together holiday recipes that exclude the six most common food allergens. Enjoy! Ingredients 8 lbs baking potatoes, peeled and cubed 1/2 cup Unflavored elemental formula or any milk substitute 1 cup unsalted chicken stock (or homemade) 2 tablespoons › Continue Reading

Our dietitians put together holiday recipes that exclude the six most common food allergens. This one is courtesy of Bethany Doerfler.  Ingredients (Serves 4) 1 lb fresh ground beef, chicken or pork ¼ cup Heinz Ketchup 2-3 Tbsp olive oil Potato › Continue Reading

Our dietitians put together holiday recipes that exclude the six most common food allergens. This recipe works with turkey or duck as well.  Score the skin of the chicken breast with a sharp knife and season with salt (remove the skin › Continue Reading

Previously, we discussed how to eliminate cow’s milk from your child’s diet and how to identify milk ingredients in foods. Now that you’ve removed the milk, we need to talk about how to replace those foods in your child’s diet. › Continue Reading

There are many reasons why your child’s doctor may advise you to remove milk and milk products from his or her diet. The most common reason for milk elimination is food allergy or intolerance to milk. Food allergies come in › Continue Reading

Researchers at Cincinnati Children’s discovered a new cell type that appears to drive life-threatening food allergies. The findings may explain why some people get severe allergic reactions and others do not. The discovery could provide insights into new therapeutic strategies › Continue Reading

By now, many parents have probably heard about the allergy study that was published in the New England Journal of Medicine, suggesting the early introduction of peanut protein decreased the frequency of the development of peanut allergies. The validity of › Continue Reading

Scientists at Cincinnati Children’s have received a $6.25 million federal grant from the National Institutes of Health to lead an international research effort aimed at treating several painful diseases linked to food allergies. The principal investigator is Dr. Marc Rothenberg, director › Continue Reading

I have three kids and a husband with EoE. So I guess that’s really four under one roof! I also have a baby that may be following suit; my guess is that she will probably be diagnosed in the next › Continue Reading

Your son has a peanut butter and jelly sandwich for lunch and 10 minutes later has hives around his mouth. Your daughter eats a bowl of ice cream and a couple hours later complains of a bellyache. Both scenarios can › Continue Reading

I don’t know how it happened, but somewhere along the way, someone decided that in order for foods to be considered “holiday worthy” they need to have nuts in them. It’s happened to normally nut-free foods everywhere. Sweet potatoes. Fruit › Continue Reading

A recent CNN news story sent shock waves through me. As a mother of a child with multiple food allergies, including nuts, I’ve always been mentally reassured by his epinephrine pen.  Wherever we go, whatever restaurant we eat at, I › Continue Reading

Putting together an allergen-free holiday meal doesn’t have to be challenging. The Cincinnati Center for Eosinophilic Disorders at Cincinnati Children’s recently shared a link to EatingwithAllergies.com on its Facebook page as a resource both guests and hosts can use to › Continue Reading

There were clues Zeke Angel had eosinophilic esophagitis, an allergic inflammatory condition, long before he could pronounce it. For years, his parents thought he had a sensitive stomach. It wasn’t until he became a teenager and grew sicker that he › Continue Reading